William H. Rogers, Jr.
United States of America
Rogers started his career at the Trust Company of Georgia, later merged with SunBanks, Inc. of Florida in 1985 to form SunTrust Banks. He was corporate executive vice president, and later chief operating officer. He has been president since December 2008, CEO since June 2011, and chairman since January 2012, replacing James M. Wells, III. As of June 30, 2017 the bank has total assets of $207 billion and total deposits of $160 billion. In 2012, under his first year of tenure, profits jumped to US$1.96 billion, partly thanks to the sale of shares in the Coca-Cola Company. Rogers serves as a member of the Federal Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In 2012, he earned US$2.83 million.